Equine Sports Medicine & Surgery Weatherford Division, PLLC (“ESMS”) seeks an ACVIM Board Certified Internal Medicine specialist to serve at our referral hospital in Weatherford, Texas.
ESMS is a large and growing 100% equine practice. Our Weatherford Division referral hospital is state-of-the-art, employing more than ten veterinarians, including two boarded surgeons, and providing 24-hour emergency, critical care and surgical services.
ESMS is a progressive practice utilizing the latest technologies including: hyperbaric oxygen therapy, digital radiology, gas anesthesia, ESWT, Stem Cell & IRAP, colic care, digital ultrasound, 1-meter & 3-meter video endoscopy (including upper airway, gastroscopy, and urogenital), high risk pregnancy monitoring, ophthalmic evaluation and treatment, etc. We also have an excellent team, including several RVTs and a large and well-trained support staff.
Position Responsibilities - Typical duties will include:
Overseeing and providing clinical care to hospitalized and emergency cases.
Overseeing and assisting with the practice’s foaling program.
Overseeing and participating in the practice’s “Healthy Horse Program.”
Assisting with and overseeing the hospital’s Internship Program.
Supervising and managing the house-officers assigned to the medicine service.
Coordinating, attending and presenting at daily, weekly and monthly hospital rounds.
Providing clinical expertise in the areas of infectious diseases, respiratory issues, neonatology, biosecurity, emergency and critical care, ultrasonography, and hyperbaric medicine to enhance the quality and scope of the hospital’s patient-care program.
Participating in rotating emergency/after hours services.
Providing ambulatory medical services to clients at their locations.
Providing consultation to clients, industry, and private veterinarians.
Performing diagnostic ultrasonography.
Providing continuing education presentations for referring veterinarians and clients.
Developing and growing the strong patient caseload.
Occasionally traveling to racetracks, horse shows, and referring veterinary clinics to build rapport and establish relationships with clientele and referring veterinarians.
Participating in regional and national equine veterinary organizations.
Requirements - We seek a team-oriented Associate with excellent communication and people skills, a strong work ethic, and a desire to provide the exceptional client service necessary to grow the caseload. The successful applicant will possess a DVM or equivalent, Diplomat status in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (DACVIM), and eligibility for licensure in Texas. Preference will be given to applicants with experience and/or interest in hyperbaric oxygen therapy, ultrasound, emergency & critical care, neonatology, and ophthalmology.
Compensation - We offer a very competitive compensation package, including health, life, disability, and professional liability insurance; 401K retirement; paid CE; state licensing fees; and AVMA, AAEP & ACVIM memberships.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Strong work ethic
* Client Service oriented
* DVM (or equivalent)
* Diplomat status in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (DACVIM)
* Eligible to be licensed in Texas
* Experience and/or interest in Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, ultrasound, emergency/critical care, neonatology and ophthalmology, preferred
About Equine Sports Medicine & Surgery
Our Weatherford Division is made up of 4 veterinarians including three board certified surgeons. We have five intern veterinarians and over 20 equine technicians/assistants.
Type of Practice:
ESMS’ flagship hospital is located in Weatherford, TX just thirty minutes west of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Facilities include a cutting-edge critical care/intensive care unit, a neonatal intensive care unit, hospital with 6 exam rooms, a surgery suite with two induction/recovery stalls, hyperbaric oxygen therapy chamber, and over eighty stalls for hospitalization.